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“Awesome location”
Review of Balzac's

Balzac's
Ranked #1 of 340 Coffee & Tea in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Canadian
Neighbourhood: Old Toronto
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Neighbourhood: Old Toronto
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This Balzac Coffee location was the first one in Toronto. Its location in the Distillery District is in an awesome former storehouse. The exposed brick, ducts and wooden rafters give it unusual ambiance. There are many types of coffee offered as well as sweets. Line ups are long but worth the wait. They have outdoor seating too but the upstairs area is unique with sofas and comfortable chairs and tables that overlook the shop below as well as the enormous three tier chandelier. A worthwhile stop.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank gloriab598
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

If you are looking for a nice place to take a break from all the walking around this distillery district you should go here. More than just coffee, we ate outside on the patio and enjoyed our lemonade and cookies. A great place to people watch.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We came in here because we were thirsty from walking around the Distillery district....were pleasantly surprised that it was in such an interesting historical building. Had our drinks on the outside patio, very inviting and relaxing. Iced tea and lemonade were refreshing, and the cookie was too tempting to resist.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Thank Gail S
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This may be one of the most beautiful coffee houses I've been in. Sit upstairs for people watching. Truly unique..

Date of visit: July 2017
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Thank bcsystems
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We love the building and the outdoor square. The service was very friendly. Neither the cortado nor the cappuccino were great, while the mochalatte was good.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Nolinice
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